David Starkey On Newsnight: "Omid Djalili Is Black!"


David Starkey On Newsnight: "Omid Djalili Is Black!"
by Darius Kadivar

Eminent British historian David Starkey Triggers Controversy Once Again on BBC's flagship current affairs program Newsnight by Suggesting that "Omid Djalili is Black !" (*)

Omid Djalili in Nigerian :





The Monarchy With Omid Djalili



In a Sign of Reconciliation however, the Eminent British Historian proposed the title Role of King Henry VIII to the British Iranian Stand Up Coming in his upcoming Series on the Monarchy produced by Channel 4.

I'm The King of England You Bitch":

Omid Djalili's portrayal of tudor King Henry VIII of England, hopes to divorce Catherine of Aragon in order to marry Anne Boleyn. From the Omid Djalili Show Series 2 - Ep.1.

Behind the Scenes with Omid Djalili and other sketches ( More Henry VIII towards the end):

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Blogger's Note:

(*) This is of course a Satire

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David Starkey is correct!

by Reality-Bites on

Omid Djalili is from a small village in Southern Mozambique.

And rumour has it, Omid has been using skin lightening tablets and lotions to make himself look Iranian, so that he could forge a career as an Iranian-British comic in the UK.

Things people do for fame, eh? 


I missed this episode - drat!

by Truthseeker9 on

I am sure Omid Djalili will laugh his head off. But what is Starkey thinking? BTW DK, have you head about this? Although he is a bit of a dork I hope it will not happen.

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